Health News of the Day

Health News of the Day is a daily summary made from the selected links I post on Twitter. It is in a bullet points format with links to the original sources which include 350 RSS feeds that produce about 2,500 items per day:

Google Scholar replaces author names in articles with P Login (for Please Login) and P Options (for Payment Options) -- Google’s algorithms create phantom authors for millions of papers.

"Google Scholar - A Personal Journey" by John Sharp

Using fMRI machines, researchers try to guess what's in someone's head and "build a functional brain-reading device"

Januvia and Janumet to change the prescribing information to note reports of acute pancreatitis

DeBakey made the first Dacron vascular graft on his wife's sewing machine, used it for an aortic aneurysm the next day

"Typical professor of surgery: ebullient, extrovert, and confident" - The Lancet

Tobacco smoking is a sad testament to humankind's propensity to self-harm

Pop star Nick Jonas talks about his diabetes type 1 diagnosis

Alcoholic hand gel removed from prison after inmates use it to make 'hooch'

Medical news tweets are not research articles - they are 140-character messages - please always go to the original source, links, etc. Tweets and links do not represent endorsement, approval or support. Image source:, public domain.

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